Flashcards in Histology Deck (14):
Where are nuclei located in muscle fibres?
At the periphery, just under the cell membrane (sarcolemma)
What are muscle fibres grouped into?
What is the connective tissue that surrounds the whole muscle called?
What is the connective tissue around a single fascicle called?
What is the connective tissue around a single muscle fibre called?
Sarcomeres are placed end-to-end in their thousands to form what?
List the 3 types of skeletal muscle fibre
Describe type I skeletal muscle fibre
Slow to contract
Abundant mitochondria; resist fatigue
Describe type IIA skeletal muscle fibre
Relatively fast contracting compared to type I
Describe type IIB skeletal muscle fibre
Few mitochondria; anaerobic metabolism
What are the cells found within cartilage called?
List the 3 main types of cartilage
Bone is 65% _____, 23% _____ and 10% ______
Mineral, collagen, water